Thornbridge ManorSleeps 24

Big Country Manor House, Situated Right On The Monsal Trail And Close to Chatsworth Estate


  • A stunning, colonial style, Country House in  a prestigious position in the heart of The Peak District National Park. 
  • Explore the glorious Peak District on bike or foot on the fabulous Monsal Trail - a converted railway track with tunnels, stunning scenery and viaducts perfect for traffic free activities - even great for prams and pushchairs too.
  • Within easy walking distance to the unspoilt village of  Great Longstone, well served with lovely country pubs and a village shop.
  • Elegant, charming and full of ‘Country Chic’!
  • The Manor House offers space in abundance yet remains full of warmth and character, with sumptuous places to rest, cosy up and nestle by the fire.
  • Set in beautifully landscaped gardens that include a children’s play area and tennis court
  • This is an idyllic and very private spot, perfect for families, groups of friends, walkers and cyclists.

Bedrooms & Bathrooms

There are seven fabulous bedrooms in total and each bedroom has been carefully thought about and designed to offer totally flexible accommodation with large family bedrooms that can sleep between 2 and 5 guests.

There is a mix of doubles, twins, bunk beds and sofa beds so you can pick and choose your layout to suit. There are two bedrooms on the ground floor and a sweeping oak staircase that lead up to the spacious landing with a further five bedrooms. All rooms have a luxurious feel and are furnished with fabulous linens and towels, fabrics and deep comfy carpets. Four bathrooms and/or shower rooms all with amazing finishes and power showers, roll top baths and oak flooring gives this grand manor house the extra elegant feel.

Your beds are made up for your arrival and for added comfort we provide each guest with fresh towels.

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Cooking & Dining

This beautiful bespoke kitchen and dining room allows you to cook, eat, drink and be merry all in one room and is the perfect place to entertain. Fitted with granite work tops on the impressive central island, traditional Aga and conventional oven and hob, large American style fridge/freezer, double sink and washing machine all finished to the highest standard. Stocked and equipped with all the mod cons you need to cater for large group mean that cooking on holiday is a pleasure not a chore.

The extremely spacious dining to the far end of the room, seats 24 guests formally. It enjoys wonderful natural light due to the large bay windows over looking the picturesque garden.

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Living Spaces

Thornbridge Manor has been stylishly refurbished and has an abundance of space for socialising and relaxing in within the reception rooms. Leading off from the kitchen and dining room (lets face it we all know that this is where everyone hangs out when a group gets together!) is the stunning living room.

The bay windowed panelled room is decorated in warm, rich colours and furnished with plush sofas. You can gather around the elegant fire place and light a fire in the smokeless log burner.

There is a dvd player, sky TV and ipod docking station. Another communal area sits at the bottom of the oak stairwell and is set up as a games room with table football and additional sofas.

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Gardens and Outdoor Space

Thornbridge Manor is set in the most stunning grounds you could imagine. Perfectly manicured lawns, tennis court, children's play area, BBQ (please remember your charcoal) and patio with outside seating and tables and all totally private. Look up from where you are and see the stunning views of Longstone Edge.

No need to use your car all weekend as one of the best features of this location is just across the county lane as you are only a few steps from the Monsal Trail. Head off on foot or bike in whatever direction takes your fancy and enjoy the most incredible scenery and dramatic landscape the Peak District has to offer right from your door step.

For unbeatable famous views of the viaduct at Monsal Head, you can jump on the trail and head through the tunnel to the Monsal Head and dale which is less than 15 minute's walk away. Also on the trail and on the way to Bakewell is Hassop Station Cafe which is a super family friendly establishment with delicious food, right on the trail. You can also hire your bikes here too.

Please note strictly no dogs are allowed at this particular property.

The Peak District and Surrounding Area

Thornbridge Manor is nestled down a country lane and provides wonderful village accommodation just on the cusp of Great Longstone. You can walk to a selection of heart-warming country pubs, a village store and buy fresh milk and eggs at the farm.

Take a leisurely walk through fields to the picture postcard village of Ashford in the Water, one of the most scenic and popular villages in the Peak District
National Park.

Thornbridge Manor makes a great base for visiting the most amazing of Peak District treats for you to enjoy - the ancient market town of Bakewell, Chatsworth House (10 minutes drive), Haddon Hall (10 minutes drive), historic spa town of Buxton (15 minutes drive) to name just a few.

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